19th and Monroe St, NW photo and art by chalk_about
If you’re walking through Mount P. be sure to check out Chalk_About’s latest:
“The Mount Riboudet in Rouen at Spring- Monet 1872. A little Impressionism to celebrate our awesome weather here in DC.”
From Artsviewer via Sotheby’s:
“Le Mont Riboudet à Rouen au printemps belongs to an important group of works dating from 1872 that would come to typify Monet’s approach to landscape painting over the following years. Read More
From an email:
“Made With Love is a new wellness and art shop in Brookland. Our grand opening party will have free face painting and art activities such as making candles, sun catchers, origami, and communal coloring. We’ll also have pop-up food and drink vendors and shopping of our partner businesses’ handmade goods. It will be Saturday, 4/29, 12-5pm. We’re at 3419 18th St NE. Read More
Remember that projection we wondered about a few weeks ago?
From the NoMa BID:
“On Wednesday, April 19, the NoMa Parks Foundation will unveil the K Street Virtual Gallery, a new, permanent outdoor art installation located in the 400-foot rail underpass on K Street between First and Second Streets NE.
Featuring 12 high-lumen laser projectors, each carefully calibrated and synchronized to cast a series of images on to the reticulated stone walls that flank the roadway, the K Street Virtual Gallery will enliven and brighten this section of K Street NE. The Gallery will be illuminated 24/7. Read More
Thanks to Michael for sending from NoMa last night: Read More
Thanks to Enid for sharing this awesomeness: “We won the Amazon Petal Porches competition
The best block on 10th Street NE in Brookland DC is taking part in this year’s Petal Porches Competition. The block’s theme is “Statehood.” Hidden within the decor are the state birds of existing 50 states.” Read More
Thanks to Jack for sending:
“I think it is a Cadillac from the late 60’s/early 70’s. Has this crazy purple color!
I’m a local artist and I love to do paintings of vintage (mostly early 1960’s cars) Got a solo show going on right now at AIADC (District Architecture Center).”
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3419 18th Street, NE
Here, we sell handmade wellness-related goods made by local businesses and artists (candles, body and hair products, wellness journals, art kits, essential oils, and more), featuring makers of color. We will also hold family friendly art and wellness classes, such as expressive painting, therapeutic journaling, meditative coloring, tea mixing, and more. This is a space to unplug, slow down, and enjoy!
We’re preparing for a soft opening this Friday and weekend.”
Thanks to Brianna for sending this great find from 13th and W Street, NW: “I hope someone took it home.”
And in actual turkeys thanks to Carole for sending from near the Hillwood museum: Read More
Thanks to Eric for sending. I forgot about these. Back in September we learned that “a number of existing potholes around DC Read More
Thanks to Stef for sending from the Florida Ave Whole Foods:
“Waterloo sparkling water. They normally have them stacked by flavor but this is way more fun.”